Shaping our Sustainable Future
For over 50 years the Faculty of Environment has been dedicated to having a positive impact locally and globally. With interdisciplinary programs and research, our community of students, faculty, alumni, donors and staff make meaningful change happen in the classroom, the office, and in communities around the world. Our vision is to use our unique position as a leading teaching and research institute for the environment to create sustainable solutions needed to address the complex challenges facing our world.
- Oct. 4, 2019
The September-October 2019 issue of the Journal of Environmental Quality contains a special section “Celebrating the 350th Anniversary of Discovering Phosphorus – For Better or Worse”.
- Sep. 17, 2019
Twenty-seven exceptional nominees, three prestigious awards, one exciting announcement!
- Sep. 5, 2019
The Department of Geography and Environmental Management's inaugural Arctic Field School is underway. Find out more about what our adventurous group of students, led by our own intrepid Professor Christine Dow, is up to as they chart their way through the Canadian Arctic. Read about the Arctic Field School.
- Nov. 20, 2019
According to the European Parliament, circular economy is a model of production and consumption which involves sharing, leasing, reusing, repairing, refurbishing and recycling existing materials and products as long as possible. In this way, the life cycle of products is extended.
- June 6, 2020
Come back to the University of Waterloo on Saturday, June 6, 2020 to celebrate Alumni Weekend! Revisit the hallways you once called home, reunite with former classmates and professors, and relive your fondest campus memories.